Do you want to wait till November 25, 2034 to catch this mesmerizing Earth- Moon Relationship?

Capture the best pics of super moon today with these tips

Some tips to capture the best pics are:

1. Don’t forget to capture the picture in raw mode and with camera on tripod.
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2. Try to use some objects with super moon in frame like buildings, broom, iconic status, water area etc.

moon-dog-647528_1280_0      3 – Required equipment – Camera and Lens

  • A DSLR camera with a 200mm+ telephoto lens or a point and shoot camera that has an optical zoom capability.
  • A stable tripod.
  • Remote camera trigger (optional). If you do not have one, a timer in your camera will also work4 -If you want to enlarge the moon and show the details of the moon surface, a good telephoto lens longer than 200mm is almost required.

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The longer the lens, the better.

5- Set your camera mode to full Manual Mode, so that the sky doesn’t appear dark and moon doesn’t get overexposure.
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6- Set your ISO to 100 if you have a Canon DSLR and to 200 if you have a Nikon DSLR (basically, whatever base ISO you have in your camera). For most other brands, the base ISO is also 100. If you have a point and shoot camera, see if you can find a menu setting to set your ISO to 100. Make sure “Auto ISO” is turned Off.

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7 -Set your aperture to f/11.
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8- Set your shutter speed to 1/125 on cameras with base ISO 100, and to 1/250 on Nikon DSLRs with base ISO 200.

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9 – Post-processing in Photoshop
No matter how good your image comes out of the camera, we still recommend doing some post-processing in Photoshop to enhance the look of your moon image. Take a look at this photo of the moon, straight out of the camera:
a) Image->Adjustment->Curves and selected “Medium Contrast” Preset from the drop-down menu and clicked “OK”.
b) Filter->Sharpen->Unsharp Mask and added 150% in “Amount” field, while keeping the “Radius” on 1.0 pixels and “Threshold” on 0 levels.

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10- Why photograph the moon?
So, why would one want to photograph the moon? I was asked this question several times before and my answer is simple – because we only have one moon and it is beautiful, so why not?

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Frame the Super moon with your camera and send us your pics If we like it, we will publish it on our page!!

Let your creativity explode today…..

credits – https://photographylife.com/how-to-photograph-moon

 

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